Tourist attractions in Mysore

Tourist attractions in Mysore

A beautiful city in India located on the foothills of the beautiful Chamundi Hills in southwest Karnataka, Mysore is also famous as the “city of palaces”. Officially known as Mysuru, it served as the capital city of the Mysore Kingdom from 1399 to 1947.

The name Mysore meaning ‘Abode of Mahisha’ in Kannada is famous for its palaces, silk, spices, and sandalwood. Mysore is well connected by rail, road and flights from all the major cities in India.

Mysore Palace: The royal residence of the Wodiyar Dynasty who ruled the kingdom of Mysore for more than 500 years, the Mysore Palace is also known as the Ambavilas Palace.

The seat of the kingdom of Mysore is the central piece of attraction with an amalgamation of Muslim, Rajput, Gothic, and Hindu style of architecture. The idea of building the palace was initiated by maharaja Krishnarajendra Wodeyar IV who chose the British architect Henry Irving for the purpose, it took around 15 years to complete this wonderful palace.

By Muhammad Mahdi Karim – Own work, GFDL 1.2,

One of the most coveted tourist place, the Mysore Palace gets around six million visitors every year. Displaying an excellent combination of Indo-Saracenic architecture, the exotic palace captivates you with its outstanding display of exquisite carvings and works of art from all around the world.

The Golden throne at the palace is a perfect specimen of imperialism, Darbar-e-Khas, Gombe Tohti or the Doll’s Pavilion, Kalyan Mandapam, and armory are some of the exemplary features of the royal abode. The expansive palace complex also holds 12 major Hindu temples which are a must visit.

Golden Throne – The renowned Golden Throne or Chinnada Simhasana or Ratna Simhasana in Kannada, is the royal throne of the ruler of the Mysore Kingdom, attracting tourists visiting the city during the Dussera festival. The ceremonial throne studded with diamonds is assembled at the Durbar Hall of Mysore Palace amidst tight security and direct supervision of the Maharani Pramoda.

Golden Throne Mysore

The richly ornamented throne is a pride possession of the Wodiyar Dynasty and open for public viewing during Dussera festivities and later dissembled for safe keeping.

Diwan-e-Khas – With its unique features, the Diwan-e-Khas is an ornate hall in the Mysore Palace is one of the most captivating room at the site. Larger-than-life, 155 feet by 42 feet sized hall, the ceremonial meeting hall of the royal family is adorned with majestic bottle-shaped columns and sculpted pillars.

Diwan-e-khas

The exquisitely designed hall which was often used for the king’s private audience comprises of awe-striking stained-glass ceilings, impressive chandeliers, decorated steel grills, and embellished mosaic flooring of semi-precious stones is a perfect example of royal opulence.

Chamundeshwari temple: Located 13 km from Mysore, atop the Chamundi Hills is the Chamundeshwari Temple. Dedicated to goddess Chamundeshwari, it is among the most powerful and prominent temples in Mysore. Dedicated to Shakti, goddess Chamundeshwari is the tutelary deity of the Maharajas of Mysore and is said to be built by the Hoysala rulers in the 12th century.

The quadrangular edifice of the Hindu temple constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture with a seven-story tall ‘gopuram’ (tower) decorated with labyrinthine carving. The divine temple can be reached by climbing 1000 steps, cycling, or by car.

Jagmohan Palace: Used by the Wodeyar kings of Mysore as an alternate retreat for the royal family, the Jagmohan Palace is a magnificent palace of architectural brilliance.

A feather in the princely state of Mysore, the Jagmohan Palace is a treasure trove of old paintings, antiques, and sculptures. More than 150 years old the place is among the oldest buildings in Mysore built during the reign of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III in 1861.

Enhancing the glory of the Wodeyar dynasty, the palace is  built in a traditional Hindu style, it is a three storey wonder displaying phenomenal work of Raja Ravi Varma. The royal façade has religious motifs and miniature temples crafted on it while the interior walls have beautiful murals.

The art gallery at the Jagmohan Palace is an enriching ensemble of paintings and artefacts prominent among which are the Lady with the Lamp, by artist Haldenkar. Other eminent artists whose works feature in the palace are Rabindranath Tagore, Nikolai Roerich, Svetoslan Roerich to name a few. The palace also comprises of an auditorium which was used for traditional dance, music festivals, and other cultural activities.

Brindavan Gardens: A famous attraction in Mysore, the Brindavan Gardens is a landmark destination for travelers visiting the beautiful Mysore city. A notable abode of nature, the Brindavan Gardens is built across the Kaveri river, adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam, it is just 21 km away from the city of Mysore.

From it’s inception in year 1932 the garden has witnessed huge footfall and has made a prominent place in the bucket list of the travelers. Besides the scenic beauty of the Brindavan Gardens you can enjoy boating at the beautiful lake within the garden premises. The landmark Brindavan Gardens come alive post sunset when the synchronized musical fountain displays a harmonious water dance and colorful illumination of lights which caress your senses and leave you in a trance.

** The timing of the synchronized musical fountain keeps changing according to the season so plan your trip accordingly.

 

Google ads.

Book Hotels

Google ads.

Plan your Travel

Jaipur Pink City of India

Jaipur Pink City of India

Travel Guide

Jaipur pink city of India is capital of Rajasthan, an Indian state that is rich in culture and had lot of prominence in the country’s past. The city of Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amer who ruled from 1688 to 1743. His plans were to shift the capital from Amer, 11 km from Jaipur to accommodate the growing population and increasing scarcity of water. Lot of consultation and careful observations by then renowned architects was put in planning the city, it took 4 years to build the city. During the rule of Sawai Ram Singh, the city was painted pink to welcome the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII, in 1876. This gave Jaipur a distinctive appearance and the epithet Pink city of India.

In case if you are literature lover, you have more reasons to visit this beautiful place. Jaipur is going to host literature festival during January 24-29, 2018 so plan your tickets accordingly. Here is the detailed link for more info Visit this site.

Jaipur’s glorious heritage attracts travellers from all around the world, so naturally when it comes to accommodation there are a number of options to choose from. For those who prefer to stay in the lap of luxury, there are a plenty of top-rated resorts, heritage stays, and even some beautiful palace resorts. If you do want a reasonably-priced, good accommodation, you can opt to stay with Treebo Hotels in Jaipur. The properties under these brands offer clean rooms and quality amenities and services, like WiFi connectivity and complimentary breakfast. With brands like this, you can always be sure you’ll get your money’s worth.

 

Amer Fort

Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in the Jaipur area. Amer Fort is famous for its artistic Hindu style elements, with its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake. The aesthetic ambiance of the palace is seen within its walls. Constructed of red sandstone and marble, the palace is laid out on four levels, each with a courtyard consisting of the Diwan-e-Aam, or “Hall of Public Audience”, the Diwan-e-Khas, or “Hall of Private Audience”, the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace), or Jai Mandir, and the Sukh Niwas where a cool climate is artificially created by winds blowing over a water cascade within the palace.

City Palace

The City palace includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace is now converted to a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex, incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II.

City Wall

The Jaipur city wall is the wall encircling the old Jaipur city. It was built in 1727 when the city was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II.The wall is six meters high and three meters thick. There are seven gates in the wall.

Diggi Palace

Diggi Palace now known as The Diggi Palace Hotel is an Indian royal palace located in Jaipur. It was converted into a heritage hotel, but a part is still occupied by the royal family, which also runs the hotel.

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal or the Palace of the Breeze,  so named because it was essentially a high screen wall built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside. Constructed of red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, and extends to the zenana, or women’s chambers.

Jaigarh Fort

The Jaigarh Fort, located on one of the peaks of the Aravalli range is built about 400 m above the Amber Fort It provides an excellent of view of Aravalli hills and the Amber Fort down below. The fort features a cannon named Jaivana, which was manufactured in the fort precincts and was then the world’s largest cannon on wheels.

Central Park

Central Park, constructed by the Jaipur Development Authority and is the largest park in Jaipur. Central Park is located, in the centre of Jaipur city. Having a big lush green beautiful garden and Rambagh Polo Ground and golf club nearby makes it a perfect enjoyable place in Jaipur. Central Park Garden also has a 5 km long jogging and walking track. Central Park is also a bird watchers paradise as a number of migratory and native birds visit it round the year.

Albert Hall Museum

It is the oldest museum of the state and functions as the State museum of Rajasthan. The building is situated in Ram Niwas Garden outside the city wall opposite New gate and is a fine example ofIndo-Saracenic architecture

Galtaji Temple

an ancient Hindu pilgrimage site in the town of Khania-Balaji, about 10 km away from Jaipur. Temple is built within a mountain pass in the Aravalli Hills 10 km. from Jaipur, Galtaji has been a retreat for Hindu ascetics belonging to vaishnavite Ramanandi sect, since the early 16th century.

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh, and completed in 1738 CE. It features the world’s largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The nineteen instruments are used for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking location of major stars as the earth orbits around the sun, ascertaining the declination of planets, and determining the celestial altitudes.

  • Air: Jaipur is well connected with rest of India with flights plying from all major cities. Sanganer Airport located at Jaipur is nearly 10 km from the heart of the city.
  • Train: Jaipur is well connected to most of the major cities in India by the rail network. Apart from normal trains, a luxury train called “Palace on Wheels” covering all tourist destinations in Rajasthan (Alwar, Udaipur, Jaipur, Swami Mdhopur etc) and starting from Delhi is also available..
  • Road: Being the capital, the city is well connected by a well maintained road network. The Rajasthan road transport corporation and other private players ply buses connecting various cities.

 

  • State: Rajasthan
  • District: Jaipur
  • Famous for/as: Heritage
  • Languages: Hindi, Rajasthani
  • Best time to visit: October to March
  • Weather: Summers 25 to 47°C, Winter 4 to 30°C
  • STD code: 0141
  • State Govt. tourism website: http://www.ordistricts.nic.in/

 

Book Hotels

White Temple Thailand

White Temple Thailand

The picture looks straight out from a fairy tale book !! But don’t be mistaken, its for real. 
WAT RONG KHUN better known among the foreign tourists as the WHITE TEMPLE, in Chiang Rai, Thailand is visually stunning and resembles a princess castle from a distance. One of the most impressive temples in Thailand, the Wat Rong Khun, is better known to the foreign tourists as the White Temple.
Unlike any other Buddhist Temple in the world , the masterpiece is a privately owned art exhibit which lies on the biggest temple complex. The unique temple with its white-washed surfaces and intricate mirror works is a contemporary, unconventional Buddhist Temple.
The outstanding temple was built by Chalermchal Kositpipat one of Thailand’s most renowned artist in the year 1997, for meditation and learning of Buddhist teachings. Painted in white, the temple signifies the purity and wisdom of Lord Buddha.
The passage to the temple is flanked by two ever-imposing colossal giants. 
The bridge leading to the main hall is surrounded by a huge pond with white fishes, which compliment the serene surroundings, the beautiful fountains which enhance the beauty of the picturesque landscape is complimented by sculptures of meditating Buddha sitting on a lotus. 

White Temple Buddha (Source: travelonline.com)

The main hall is an epitome of divinity with a huge contrast in color with several Buddha altars inside the golden flame. The colorful painted walls of the hall portray the teachings of Buddhism. 
The artist of the exquisite White Temple has used murals from the modern culture depicting the Twin Tower hit with Spiderman and an Angry Bird as onlookers.
The Golden Toilet built on the left side of the compound also attracts audience for its un-mistaken and unusual beauty which tempts you to give your own interpretation of the structure.

Golden toilet (Source: touchchiangmai.com)

The work at the Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) is still in progress and will continue in the years to come. The picture-perfect temple is planned to be comprised with nine buildings which includes the chapel, pagoda, monastery hall, preaching hall, museum, crematorium, pavilion, hermitage and a rest room which will be built on 3 acres of land.
The White Temple is an unforgettable blissful experience of a lifetime.
NOTE: 
*  The White Temple is open on all days.
*  Timing is 6.30 am to 6.00 pm.
*  Gallery is open from 8.00 am to 5.30 pm / Sat – Sun : 8.00 am to 6.00 pm.
*  It is Wheelchair accessible

Google ads.

Book Hotels

Google ads.

Plan your Travel

VALLEY OF THE KINGS, EGYPT

VALLEY OF THE KINGS, EGYPT

Extremely famous for its pyramids, Egypt captivates the imagination with its intoxicating legends and myths which attracts  travelers from all over the world to explore its beauty. One of the richest source of the ancient Egyptian history, the Valley of the Kings situated on the west banks of River Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor), in the Upper Egypt, is the burial ground of many an Egyptian pharaohs (kings) from the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties.
The intimidating rock cut tombs are an archaeological wonder and have their own stories and legends to share about the pharaohs of the New Kingdom period between 1550 – 1069 BC, who chose this isolated valley dominated by the pyramid shaped mountain peaks.
Related image
(image courtesy youtube.com)
Visiting the rock cut tombs with its ornate decorations is the highlight of the trip as you witness the painstaking effort that went into creating and preserving these wonders. Many thought that the 62 tombs discovered at the valley before 1922 were the only representation to be found n the valley, until a new tomb of a boy king named Tutankhamun was discovered in 2005.
Related image
PAINTING INSIDE KING RAMESSES III TOMB  ( image courtesy  pinterest.com )
Some of the best tombs to be visited are tombs of Ramesses vi, Ramesses iii and that of Horemheb.
TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT: One of the most extraordinary architectural achievement in Egypt, the Temple of Hatshepsut is a royal three tier mortuary temple built to honor Queen Hatshepsut.
Image result for pictures of temple of hatshepsut
TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT  (image courtesy  Memphis Tours)
A classic example of Egyptian architecture the temple took 15 years to complete. The temple is supported by a series of columns with the walls painted in colorful pictures of the queen in different stages of life. Dedicated to god Hathor, whose head with a cows ears is portrayed on some of the columns.
Related image
(image courtesy pt.dreamstime.com)
EYE OF HORUS: The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian sky god which is a symbol of protection, good health and power. The Eye of Horus is in the form of a falcon with teardrop markings found below the eye. The eye represents goddess Wadjet who was intended to protect the pharaohs ( kings ) in their afterlife and ward off all the evils. Faith and belief in the Eye of Horus compelled the Ancient Egyptian and the Middle Eastern sailors to paint the symbol on the bow of ships to ensure that their sea journey was safe.
Image result for image of eye of horus
EYE OF HORUS (image courtesy Astral Light)
COLOSSI OF MEMNON: A mortuary temple located in Thebes in Egypt near the Valley of the Kings, from the New Kingdom  during the 18th Dynasty is the Colossi of Memnon. The Colossi of Memnon is guarded by two majestic stone statues of about 20 meters in height, which are the only remains left of the ancient temple of King Amenhotep iii, which was destroyed in the massive earthquake that struck in 27 BC. The faceless rock giants have stood on the plain between the Thebes and the Valley of the Kings for the past 3,400 years.

Google ads.

Book Hotels

Google ads.

Plan your Travel

Google ads.

BATH, SMALL YET FABULOUS PLACE TO BE IN

BATH, SMALL YET FABULOUS PLACE TO BE IN

People usually visit this place if they have time to spare but the beautiful city of BATH, UK, has lots to offer. The surprisingly impressive city of BATH, can attract tourists visiting UK, with its English charm and ever-imposing 18th century Georgian architecture. Located in South West England, BATH, is just 90 minutes away from London Paddington station by train.
A UNESCO World Heritage site the city promises a jaw-dropping experience of its rich English culture and history. With its natural thermal water, BATH is a favourite Spa destination for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. Being one of the most romantic places in UK, BATH has lots of places of interest to explore.
ROMAN BATHS:  Lying in the heart of the city the Roman Bath is a historic site with a preserved public bath of the ancient world. Attracting millions of visitors round the year it is still functional with a natural hot water spring. The grandeur of the Roman Baths can be established from its entrance which has a high domed ceilings with intricately designed reliefs and gleaming chandeliers.
Romans Bath

Romans Bath Source: Wikimedia

THE ROYAL CRESCENT: Built between 1767 and 1774 the Royal Crescent is one of the most iconic example of Georgian architecture to be found in Bath, UK. Designed by architect John Wood, the Younger, the Royal Crescent is a row of 30 terraced houses set atop Victoria Park in a sweeping pattern. A World Heritage site the Royal Crescent evokes the true essence of Bath with its semi ellipse of the palatial fronted terraces.
Royal Crescent

Royal Crescent Source: Wikimedia

BATH ABBEY: One of the most famous tourist attraction in Bath, UK, the Bath Abbey is a parish Anglican church, an important place of worship. The 16th century church is a historic monument with splendid Gothic architecture. The most striking feature of the church is its western facade where you can see angels climbing up and down the stone ladders, and if you are game enough for a little slogging, the 212 steps to the top will give a captivating view of the city.
Bath Abbey

Bath Abbey

HOLBURNE MUSEUM: A Grade 1 listed building the Holburne Museum is the first public art gallery of the city. Located in Sydney  Pleasure Gardens, Bath, UK, with the magnificence of the façade and impressive gardens providing an insight into its rich history. The Holburne Museum is home to some fine and decorative arts built around the collection of Sir William Holburne. The Museum is like a Pandoras Box with a huge collection of works by some of the most prestigious artists of the time. It has some amazing collection from the Golden Age Dutch works, paintings and sculptures, miniature objects, beautifully crafted crystal chandeliers along with some exquisite silver and china to name a few.
Holburne Museum

Holburne Museum

FASHION MUSEUM: It is an iconic museum of world-class collection of fashionable dresses from history. Housed in the Assembly Rooms in Bath, UK, it was started by Doris Langley Moore in 1963 , when she gave all her collection to the city of Bath. With almost 100,000 objects in its booty the Fashion Museum has decorated gloves from the Shakespearean era with emphasis on fashionable dresses for men, women and children from the late 16th century to the present day trends.
Fashion Museum

Fashion Museum

Google ads.

Book Hotels

Google ads.

Plan your Travel

Google ads.

SURAJKUND INTERNATIONAL CRAFTS MELA

SURAJKUND INTERNATIONAL CRAFTS MELA

Mela mere gaon mei aaya,
Dhero khushiya saath le aaya,
Jhule gagan choote rehte,
Bandar apna naach  dikhate.
Mela mere gaon mei aaya
Churi, kangan, bindiya laya,
Saath chatpati chat bhi laya,
Mela mere gaon mei aaya
Dhero khushiya saath mei laya.
Poem by: Preeti Bery
 
Winter is a season festivities. It brings with a bounty of outdoor activities to relish and spend time under the sun. The Surajkund International Crafts Mela gives an opportunity to splurge in the cheerful ambiance of the fair with family and friends.
 
Organized annually by the Surajkund Mela Authority and and Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs, in the city of Faridabad, Haryana. The 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela recently concluded between 2nd Feb to 18th Feb 2018 and it was a unique opportunity for the artisans and the craftsmen from at least 20 countries and all the states of India to showcase their handicrafts.
The Surajkund Crafts Mela is one of the most famous and prestigious Mela (Fair) to be held on the Indian soil with an alluring ensemble of folk artists and cultural groups from India and other participating countries who get to perform at the Chaupals and the open – air theatres at the Mela grounds.
 
A unique feature of the Surajkund Crafts Mela is that an Indian State gets the privilege to be the Theme State each year primarily to promote the art, craft, cuisine. The Theme State of 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2018 is Uttar Pradesh which gets the privilege to showcase its vast tourist potential along with its handicrafts, hand looms performing arts and the mouth watering cuisine to the world.
 
The Surajkund Mela is an excellent initiative that gives a platform to budding and renowned artists to display their arts. The happy hues of the Fair beckons you with its interesting and irresistible array of fun and frolic lined with competitions, amusement and adventure activities.
 
A day spent at the Surajkund International Crafts Mela is a day well spent with lots of happy memories and pictures to keep you company till the next year when you come back again.

Book Hotels

Plan your Travel

Book Hotels

Google ads.

DESERT FESTIVAL JAISALMER

DESERT FESTIVAL JAISALMER

PADHARO MHARE DESH

Held in the Hindu Lunar calendar month of Magh (February) three days prior to the full moon, the Desert Festival of Jaisalmer is a colourful annual event being celebrated from 29th January to 31st January 2018 at the Sam Dunes (42 km from Jaisalmer). The Indian state of Rajasthan meaning “Land of the Kings”  with its beautiful forts and brilliant architecture, its diverse culture and heritage portrays a perfect picture of harmony with the vast expanse of the pristine Thar desert which played a very important role in the glorious history of Rajasthan.
desert festival

Source: Enchantingtravels

The Desert Festival of Jaisalmer is an initiative by the Rajasthan Tourism when the desert becomes a canvas coming alive with the colors of laughter, fun, and energy. The beautiful Sam Dunes of the Thar Desert play host to  the magnanimous extravaganza of dance, music and food. The desert odyssey of Jaisalmer in the state of Rajasthan, India attracts tourists from all over the world who get a glimpse of the various facets of Rajasthan.
desert festival

Source: Tourmyindia.com

The vast expanse of the Sam Dunes promises a soul – rejuvenating experience of a life time with Rajasthani folk music, folk dance with an array of competitions like the longest mustache, Mr. desert and the turban tying event add to the charmed aura of the Sam.
desert festival

Source: India.com

The magnificence of the desert festival evokes some breathtaking moments with the famous Gair and Fire dancers who keep you transfixed. The 360 degree view of the scenic horizon spread over the sprawling dunes of the Thar serve as a perfect backdrop to the Desert Festival of Jaisalmer which is incomplete without a ride on the ship of the desert.
desert festival

Source: rajasthandirect.com

The Jaisalmer Desert Festival provides a glimpse into the imperial culture of the land away from the modern day life with a chance to showcase the culture and heritage of Rajasthan. The thrilling acrobatic performances by the local nomads known as Nats and the incredible puppet show add to the enjoyment of the revelers Camel who are decked up in all their splendor for the festival.

desert festival

The culmination of the Desert Festival in all its grandeur is completed with a firework display which sprays the night sky with its vibrant colors.

Google ads.

Book Hotels

Google ads.

Plan your Travel

RANN UTSAV A CLASSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA

RANN UTSAV A CLASSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA

An indigenous part of The Vibrant Gujarat the RANN UTSAV is an extravaganza which celebrates the spirit of Gujarat and its people. Located in the Thar Desert area of the Indian state of Gujarat, the Kutch District is a vast expanse of salty marshes. The pristine White Rann with its picturesque landscape and rich ambiance are soul rejuvenating.

Source: Geo Voyages

A plethora of extra – ordinary Art, Craft, Dance, Music and Food the Rann Utsav is a platform for the creative manifestation for the native of the area to showcase their rich and cultural heritage of alluring and colorful Folk Dance and Music.

Source: SelfRoadiez

The Rann Utsav also known as the Tent City is a canopy of colourful and well set – up tents complete with all amenities required for a comfortable stay. Visit the site rannutsav.com for details on bookings and packages

Source: rannutsav.com

Source: rannutsav.com

The Rann Utsav is an annual affair and attracts tourists from all over the world who take back loads of fond memories and a promise to come back again for the breathtaking experience.

                 Source: mychoize.com
The three month long festival is loaded with lots of fun and adventure to keep you on your feet. You can look forward to a magical Full -Moon night excursion, golf cart and camel cart ride, para motoring, meditation, yoga and last but not the least a mouth watering local cuisine that leaves you craving for more.
                                                This photo of Sasumaa Gujarati Thali is courtesy of TripAdvisor.
The official date of the Rann Utsav 2017 – 2018 has been announced . It begins from 1st Nov 2017  to 20th Feb 2018. Lots of Tour Packages are available for the visit and stay at the Rann Utsav which includes the pick – up and drop, accommodation , food and sightseeing.

Source: zeenews.com

Bhuj is the closest town to the White Rann is well connected by Air , Rail and Road .
Location of Rann:-
Bhuj to Rann Utsav  –  80 km / 2 hrs
Mandvi to Rann Utsav  –  140 km / 6 hrs
Rajkot to Rann Utsav  –  310 km / 7 hrs
Ahmedabad to Rann Utsav  –  400 km / 8 hrs
Vadodra to Rann Utsav  –  520 km / 10 hrs
Surat to Rann Utsav  –  675 km / 13 hrs

Google ads.

Book Hotels

Google ads.

Plan your Travel

Google ads.

Read our blog on the go

Stay connected with us by signing up to our free newsletter and keep updated with our posts at your leisure.

You have successfully subscribed.! Wait ! There is one last step to perform. Check your Inbox for a confirmation email, click on the link to confirm your subscription.